August 2017 Newsletter

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New Corpora

Multi-Language Conversational Telephone Speech 2011 -- South Asian

GALE Phase 4 Arabic Broadcast Conversation Speech

GALE Phase 4 Arabic Broadcast Conversation Transcripts

Announcements

Fall 2017 LDC Data Scholarship program - September 15 deadline approaching
 
There is still time to apply to the Fall 2017 LDC Data Scholarship program. Applications will be accepted through Friday September 15, 2017. The LDC Data Scholarship program provides university students with access to LDC data at no cost. Students must complete an application which consists of a data use proposal and letter of support from their advisor.

For more information on application requirements and program rules, please visit the LDC Data Scholarship page. 
 
Applicants can email their materials to the LDC Data Scholarship program
 
LDC at Interspeech 2017
 
LDC will once again be exhibiting at Interspeech, held this year August 20-24 in Stockholm, Sweden. Stop by booth 17 to learn more about recent developments at the Consortium and new publications.

Also, be on the lookout for the following presentations featuring LDC work:
 
Speaker Comparison for Forensic and Investigative Applications III
LDC Executive Director, Chris Cieri, panelist for Topic A: “Process Map and Standardization”
Special Event Session, Wednesday August 23, 13:30-15:30, Hall B3

Call My Net Corpus: A Multilingual Corpus for Evaluation of Speaker Recognition Technology 
Karen Jones, Stephanie Strassel, Kevin Walker, David Graff, Jonathan Wright
Wednesday, August 23, 17:40-18:00 in the Agula Magna room 
 
LDC will post conference updates via our Twitter feed and Facebook page. We hope to see you there!